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Build and Release Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA

Posted: 05/15/2024 Job Category: Infrastructure Job Number: 6941

Job Description

OpenArc - Empowering Your Career. As a leading IT staffing firm, we are dedicated to connecting talented professionals with your ideal opportunities. We are currently seeking a qualified Build and Release Engineer to join our client’s organization and contribute to their ongoing success. 


Job summary

We are seeking an experienced Build and Release Engineer to join our team. As a Build and Release Engineer, you will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of build and deployment systems for our software products. This includes managing the build pipeline and ensuring that our products are built and deployed in a consistent and reliable manner. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining scripts and tools to automate the build and deployment process.



  • Design, develop, and maintain build and deployment systems for our medical device software and firmware teams.
  • Build automated pipelines and implement best DevOps practices especially for CI/CD.
  • Maintain the operating environments for software development and deployments.
  • Integrate and manage external tools that improve our quality, communication, documentation, and process reliability.
  • Handle release process and release documentation for products.
  • Ensure tool chain enables code review, unit testing and automated system testing. Ensure seamless movement of software through these different stages and promotion of software once quality gates are passed at the required level
  • Handle cloud infrastructure that is hosting the tool chain
  • Build tools and dashboards to enable correct metrics are captured throughout the development lifecycle such as code quality and velocity
  • Ensures creation of immutable software through the use of virtual images, containers, etc.
  • Document tools and processes to ensure quality management systems requirements are met and more importantly to ensure these artifacts provide the required value in terms of quality
  • Ensure cybersecurity requirements are met for software products and CI/CD systems
  • Support engineering teams in troubleshoot build pipeline and deployment issues


  • Leading small teams building automation with tools like Docker, Ansible, and Terraform
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux operating systems and command line tools
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl and Python
  • Proven experience with leading teams successfully managing Git repos, including migrations and branch management at scale
  • Familiar with build tools like Make and CMake
  • Familiar with CI / CD pipelines such as JIRA, GIT, Crucible, Jenkins, Artifactory, etc.
  • Strong experience with cloud environments such as AWS
  • Maybe responsible for creating Infrastructure-as-code using tools such as Terraform
  • Strong experience of IT infrastructure and networking concepts
  • Experience with FDA regulated medical devices.
  • Experience with testing frameworks like Google Test
  • Experience with Robotics systems
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Experience with application software development

At OpenArc, we prioritize your career success and strive to build exceptional technical teams for our clients. By understanding your experience and aspirations, we ensure to present you with rewarding and fulfilling opportunities. 


As an employee of OpenArc and our clients, you will be eligible to participate in a comprehensive benefits package.

OpenArc is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.


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Whether you are looking to fill or looking to advance your career, I would strongly suggest speaking to Scott and his team at OpenArc. Scott and his team provided a consultative and hands on approach throughout the entire process in my recent transition. Their unique approach was unlike anything I’ve experienced either as a candidate or a hiring manager.

-Mark Quinn, Service Sales Executive at Siemens Medical Solutions, USA, Inc.

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